If you want to keep in touch with all your friends and coworkers, you don't have to jump around from one service to another.
Any programmer now can build software to tap into Windows Live Messenger's network. Perhaps in time IM will become less fragmented and more useful.
A leaked document obtained by BlackBerry news site N4BB shows four smartphones targeting four categories of consumers for this year.
BitTorrent's new instant messaging program doesn't store metadata and offers end-to-end encryption.
The Japanese messaging app Line may be blocked in China, but it's still raking in cash from merchandise based on its cartoon characters at a huge mall in Beijing.
Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings reports strong second-quarter earnings as online advertising and smartphone gaming revenues grow.
Need it today? The same-day delivery wars are heating up: Amazon adds more locations and Google offers Barnes & Noble books, just in time for back-to-school shopping.
Going away for college will be some of the best years of your life, but you're still going to need to talk to your parents.
BlackBerry's acquisition of German software firm Secusmart aims to secure voice and data and put better mobile security in every president and chancellor's hand.
Marty Beard will start as chief operating officer immediately and will be responsible for "cross-functional organizations" at the company.